The difference between residential and commercial assessments in New York City will likely grow as the City Council adopted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget June 25. Although de Blasio and several council members stated that the budget will not raise taxes, critics are calling that semantics, saying that although tax rates will not increase, taxpayers’ bills will. Because the overall value of city property rose 6 percent from the prior fiscal year, actual tax liability will increase, even if rates do not, notes Capital New York. Commercial properties are expected to be hit much harder than residential properties under the new budget. Read More

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The Three Legged Monkey, the once-popular bar owned by city representative candidate Michael Armstrong, owes nearly $8,800 in property taxes, El Paso Consolidated Tax Office records show. Read More 

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After almost 30 years in the same location, officials with the Montgomery Central Appraisal District got the green light to move forward with a $4 million expansion of the existing building to better serve the residents. Read More

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A real estate holding firm affiliated with Citizens Bank is asking a superior court judge for a tax abatement on property on Spit Brook Road that it argues was overvalued by more than $3.5 million. Read More

"Yes, It's been 122 years," Treasure Valley Family YMCA Executive Director Jim Everett told Boise Weekly. "We filed for the tax exemption this year, the same way it has been for 122 years." Read More

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The percentage of property tax revenues that support local schools in Ohio has shifted dramatically from the business community to homeowners and farmers over the last two decades, according to a study by the Education Tax Policy Institute in Columbus. Read More

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The New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday upheld a state law capping residential property tax valuation increases until a home changes ownership.Read More

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Property owners in the city of Presidio now have until July 8 to file for a protest over the 2014 preliminary property values, according to Presidio County Appraisal District (PCAD) Chief Appraiser Cynthia Ramirez. Read More

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A State Law passed in September can help out Webb County residents who are behind on their property taxes. Read More

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 7:57pm

BASF received another reason to choose Freeport for its new propylene facility when Brazosport College approved its application for a tax abatement if the plant is built there. Read More

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A top aide to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder who ran for a Republican precinct delegate post this month in Bath Township is registered to vote in two states and has reportedly claimed principal property tax exemptions in each. Read More

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